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Jun 27, 2011 | 10:29 AM EDT

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Explore Snaily World, collect new abilities and weapons, discover secret passages, and save the snails!

CONTROLS - customizable
Arrow keys to move
Z to jump
X to shoot a weapon
C to shoot a weapon (and hold still)
M for map (you can use TAB, but it won't work in IE)
ESC or P for the menu (pause)

Snailiad is an 8-bit-inspired game, which uses the NES palette most of the time, and uses NES music I wrote using Famitracker. I hope you enjoy it! :-) There's some references to eight-bit classics that helped inspire Snailiad, and you might also find a cameo or two from RPG Shooter: Starwish, if you play long enough.

Big thanks to:

AdamAtomic, for Flixel!
xdanond, for drawing some stuff!
newstarshipsmell, for lots of testing!
jsr, for Famitracker!

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Once you defeat the final boss, you unlock the "radar"! The radar tells you how many items are left in the current area.

There's a hidden mode in Snailiad! Once you've unlocked it, it will be one of the choices in "NEW GAME", below EASY and NORMAL.

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


good long time to lad worth the wait

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


A lot of time went into this, but the result is great.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

epic fucking game :D

i got 23 shells is that all of them and where is the location of the isil???

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Metroid Style

Loved it! ^.^

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


This game i feel is a true gem. I have never really played a game quite like this. I completed the game (100%) and i am sorely tempted to just start over and play again, which is very rare for me. The game for some reason appears to have a bit of an "arcade" feel, probably due to the pixel graphics and the Z/X buttons. Also, unlike some other games, I didn't feel tempted to turn the music off. If anything I would probably turn it on if I did.

I love they way the game employs the snails ability to stick to walls, and the various 'power up' item system you have going. I would say the only real thing you need to work on here may be the (very) fine tuning of the "gravity snail" power up.

Sure collecting all the helix fragments was a bit of a pain, having to search the whole map 3 times, but i loved every second of it, and wouldn't have it any other way.

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